StruxureWare for Data Centers is currently available and is the example for the other suites. It is a management software suite crafted to make the installation and deployment of power and cooling easy. And to bring notice to areas that effect the data center environment.
It binds offerings that were independent in the past for monitoring, automation, planning and implementation to give a many-sided, whole view of all the functions of the data center by offering a straightforward, integrated experience for the users and groups who run both the facility and IT infrastructure environments.
Other StruxureWare suite offers for segments such as Water, Healthcare and Grid will be announced in a few months. Each of these suites consists of detailed applications to help companies monitor their sustainability initiatives. They also contribute in maximizing their present operations and in better management of their sites.
The two main factors in the offers within the StruxureWare portfolio are:
In software-As-a-Service, important investments were made to develop the company’s cloud-based portfolio, mainly at the enterprise and operations levels. At the enterprise level, the company has launched Resource Advisor and the online energy and sustainability management portal based on technology that the company obtained when it bought Summit Energy.
At the operation level, Schneider Electric initiated Energy Operation wherein they use technology acquired through its Vizelia acquisition. Resource Advisor is a Web-based management tool for directors and executives working in energy, finance, purchasing and sustainability. The application saves verified energy carbon cost and usage data accumulated from numerous sources. Energy Operation has custom-made energy data reporting, analytics and optimization on multiple sites.
EcoStruxure Web Services:
This new service joins all the software applications together and allows cross-application communication within the StruxureWare porftolio. This common language for data exchange is used by each of the StruxureWare applications. There is a wide range of benefits, from the ability to gather data from different applications to the increased speed of commissioning to the accuracy of data sets.
StruxureWare will be useful for companies looking to handle their global carbon footprint, assess and control their energy spend, or add new tools to identify energy efficiency startups.